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One of the first and most prominent signs of ageing is sagging and loose skin in different body areas due to loss of mass and volume as the body shrinks. The signs of skin laxity are prominent on the face with droopy eyelids, double chin, eye bags, nasolabial folds, crow’s feet around the eyes, frown and laughter lines and turkey neck with loose skin folds. Unfortunately, saggy skin takes a toll on our youthful appearance and becomes a significant aesthetic concern for many.

What Are The Common Cause of Saggy Skin?

Here are the primary reasons you may have skin sagginess:

Ageing:

With the advancement of age, collagen and elastin fibre production in the skin reduces, leading to loss of skin elasticity and firmness.

Bone Resorption:

Demineralisation smoothens out sharp edges and hollows out the bones. Such changes may lead to loss of contour definition and loose and saggy skin on the face and neck in the form of jowls and turkey neck.

Smoking Habits:

Accelerated cellular degeneration results from high oxidative stress due to poor lifestyle habits like regular smoking.

Environmental Exposure:

Skin damage due to excessive exposure to sun rays, dust and pollution could also lead to premature ageing signs like sagging skin. Gravitational pull can further aggravate skin laxity due to the above.<br>
The other common factors that accelerate premature skin sagging are genetics, poor diet and stressful lifestyle.

Procedure

The procedure usually takes 10-20 minutes, depending on how big the area is. Most people need 4-6 sessions to see a difference.
First, you’ll get a numbing cream smoothed onto your face so you can’t feel the needle pricks. Then the person doing the microneedling will move a pen-shaped or rolling tool with tiny needles around your face. The needles make small pores in your skin, which causes a bit of bleeding. Your doctor may spread a cream or serum on your face after that.
The goal of the procedure is to start your body’s healing process by sending collagen and elastin to patch up the tiny injuries. Collagen helps fill in and smooth out wrinkles.
Microneedling is less expensive than laser treatments, which can cost about four times as much. Microneedling may work better for people with darker skin tones because it doesn’t involve heat the way laser treatments do, which can affect your skin’s pigmentation, or color. Ask your dermatologist what’s best for your skin.